ITANAGAR, Jan 18: West Kameng Police nabbed 3 persons including a juvenile in connection with a case of drugs peddling.
The West Siang Superintendent of Police in a statement said a person, identified as Bishal Sarkar, was detected while he was travelling in a Bolero pick-up, bearing registration No AS12-BC-8121 along with contraband drugs at Nag Mandir check gate.
The police on Monday recovered 12 containers with 1.88 gm of drugs, suspected to be brown sugar and one mobile phone from the vehicle.
The West Siang district police chief further informed that the drug peddler, Bishal sarkar, was arrested and the vehicle seized.
The driver (Bishal Sarkar) of the vehicle informed that he brought the drugs from Tezpur to hand over the same to some persons at Bomdila and Dirang, the SP informed.
In the meantime, two persons including a juvenile and Koncho Khirme, also reached Nag Mandir on motorcycle to take few vials from the pick-up driver.
The police recovered two syringes from the possession of Koncho Khirme. Both the motorcycle and the syringes were seized by the police.
A case (No 02/2022 has been registered at Rupa PS under section 22 (B)/29 NDPS Act 1985.
The police arrested Koncho Khirme and handed over the juvenile to his guardian as he was found juvenile.